Sunrise: November 11, 1927
Sunset: April 1, 2018

Armenta Josephine Shaw was born in Leavenworth, Kansas to the late Dudley and Leola Brown. Armenta spent her early years in Leavenworth, Kansas. Completed her formal education at Leavenworth Public Schools and graduated from Leavenworth High School.
Armenta was a faithful member of Sunflower Missionary Baptist Church, until her relocation to Berkeley, California in 1949.
During the time of her passing Armenta was surrounded by all eight of her children and grandchildren. Armenta is survived by her eight children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters Ione Hicks and Glenda Wilson; one brother Leroy Brown Sr. She is preceded in death by her parents; sister Eletha Wilson; two brothers Dudley Brown II and Wilburn Brown.